Noel Nouet -- "Kameido Shrine"

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Artist Noel Nouet (1885-1969)
(Active 1935-37, left Japan 1962)
Title "Kameido Shrine"
Date 1936 (early-printing by Itoh, active 1932-55)
Series "Scenes of Tokyo Views"
("Tokyo fukkei zen nijuyon mai")
(Learn more: ("The Woodblock Prints of Noel Nouet").
Publisher Doi Eiichi
Carver/Printer Endo/Itoh (Endo (carver) active during the 1930ís; and Itoh (printer) worked 1932 until 1955.)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; finely carved details, crisp key-lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors; clean backside. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Attractive view of Kameido Shrine with wisteria. Bottom margin reads "Nouet saku," or "Made by Nouet." It is believed that the extremely fine lines seen in the "key-blocks" of Noute's prints may have, in fact, been produced using zinc plates.
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Price $395